Business and Finance


Published on November 28, 2014 - Page 6
NEW YORK — Early bird shoppers headed to stores on Thanksgiving in what’s becoming a new holiday tradition. There were 200 people in line at the...
Published on November 27, 2014 - Page 5
Falling gas prices. Soaring stock market. Unemployment at a six-year-low. All signs point to a successful holiday shopping season. Despite the...
Published on November 27, 2014 - Page 11
WASHINGTON (AP) —U.S. consumers and businesses spent cautiously last month, a sign strong growth during the spring and summer may decelerate in the...
Published on November 27, 2014 - Page 11
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) —A lawmaker in Ohio wants stores in the state to pay triple wages for employees who work on Thanksgiving — an effort that comes...
Published on November 27, 2014 - Page 16
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut police say a hospital allowed a nursing assistant to continue working there for three months after a patient...
Published on November 26, 2014 - Page 5
WASHINGTON (AP) —The U.S. economy grew even faster in the third quarter than initially thought, posting the strongest six months of growth in more...
Published on November 26, 2014 - Page 14
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google is throwing its money, brain power and technology at the humble spoon. But these spoons (don’t call them...
Published on November 25, 2014 - Page 18
NEW YORK (AP) — A procrastinator’s holiday wish come true: Presents ordered at the last minute can now show up under the Christmas tree that same day...
Published on November 23, 2014 - Page 29
Dear Mr. Berko: What are tax liens? A local businessman offers a course for $2,700 that supposedly would show how I could keep my AutoZone job and...
Published on November 23, 2014 - Page 29
Dear Mr. Berko: My broker of 11 years moved to another firm in another city, and I don’t know what to do. I need your advice. I have $15,000 but don...
Published on November 22, 2014 - Page 4
NEW YORK — Monif Clarke didn’t have a social media strategy for her women’s clothing company until this year, when she hired a consultant to help her...
Published on November 22, 2014 - Page 14
NEW YORK — A former McDonald’s worker acquitted of charges he placed shards of glass into a police officer’s Big Mac nearly a decade ago has won a $...
Published on November 22, 2014 - Page 22
NEW YORK (AP) — This year’s flurry of corporate mergers may not pay off for shareholders in the long run, but the bosses at these companies will do...
Published on November 21, 2014 - Page 4
Employers squeezed by years of rising medical costs and pressure from the health care overhaul are still making employee health insurance a priority...
Published on November 21, 2014 - Page 10
WASHINGTON (AP) —Some low-cost generic drugs that have helped restrain health care costs for decades are seeing unexpected price spikes of up to 8,...
Published on November 21, 2014 - Page 23
NEW YORK (AP) — Brace yourself for the Black Friday shopping bonanza. Sure, stores have been pushing discounts on holiday merchandise since...
Published on November 20, 2014 - Page 13
BOSTON (AP) — A light-up bow whose arrows are advertised as flying up to 145 feet and the “Catapencil” —a pencil with a miniature slingshot-style...
Published on November 20, 2014 - Page 26
PARIS (AP) — Hair salons do it, dry cleaners do it, and so do department stores. Now France wants to know why women seem to be paying more than men...
Published on November 19, 2014 - Page 18
NEW YORK (AP) — The cold is back, and with it, rising heating bills. This winter was expected to bring much lower bills than last year because it...
Published on November 19, 2014 - Page 18
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a combustible blend of oil and politics, the Democratic-controlled Senate rejected legislation Tuesday night aimed at forcing...

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